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Insight into Tank Status Changes and Key Market Events in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) Region

Weekly measurements of over 100 methanol and ethanol tanks in the ARA region

The ARA region is the most critical component of the European oil supply chain. Our ARA Ethanol and Methanol Storage Report delivers accurate and reliable inventory information at refinery and storage terminals in the ARA region. We provide insight into tank-level data through our infrared imagery to determine storage levels in fixed-roof tanks and verify readings from floating roof tanks. We track construction, maintenance, operational status, and product changes for over 100 tanks at 13 facilities. 

Tank-by-Tank Data, Providing: 

  • Accuracy:  We conduct weekly flyovers to take aerial imagery, allowing our analysts access to the most accurate storage levels and inventory changes in fixed- and floating-roof tanks.
  • Complementary Insights: This ethanol a data complements other storage reports in the region, especially our ARA Gasoline and Naptha Storage Report
  • Granular Data: This report includes tank-level data for 122 tanks at 13 facilities including location, terminal, and week-to-week comparisons of inventory levels. 


Using our tank-level data, make more strategic market decisions based on inventory changes across the region.


Generate and maintain supply and demand balances by using storage inventory data to track regional changes. 


Mitigate risk by understanding potential supply and demand imbalances via inventory data. Ethanol and methanol weekly inventory data provides insight for price hedging and spot market activity.